[tex-live] Please rename the texlive binary package to texlive-medium/minimal/whatever

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Wed Sep 30 09:15:14 CEST 2009

Am Tue, 29 Sep 2009 23:03:30 +0200 schrieb Frank Küster:

>> Yes, for normal users, names like like "minimal" or "medium" are not
>> meaningful (as opposed to "full"), and it would be nice to be able to
>> install something like "texlive-latex" easily because this is what
>> most people want.  But it's probably not sufficient to simply replace
>> the name "texlive-medium" by "texlive-latex".  Sounds like a lot of
>> work.
> Hm, texlive-latex sounds nice. However, wouldn't people expect to get
> "everything" for LaTeX?  However, our "texlive" package only depends on 
> collection-fontsrecommended
> collection-latexrecommended
> collection-latex(base) (don't know the exact texlive name)

What about texlive-basic? (In analogy to the basic miktex).

Ulrike Fischer 

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